AfriCamps Blog

16 Oct

AfriCamps at Ingwe

There are few places in South Africa that could be called paradise. One springs to mind, especially for those who are familiar with the popular resort of Plettenberg Bay. Conveniently situated only within half an hour from this town is a gem...
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22 Sep

Heritage Day

Heritage is described in the dictionary as ‘something that is handed down from the past, as a tradition: a national heritage of honor, pride, and courage’. In South Africa, we have so many diverse traditions and cultures that are celebrated on this public holiday....
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5 Sep

AfriCamps Adventure

Great excitement! That’s often the feeling you get when you are getting ready for a holiday or time away from home. Being someone who likes in advance to be well prepared, I started getting ready on Saturday for my time away on...
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25 Aug

The Tasting Room in Stanford

Food glorious food! Stanford is fast becoming one of the culinary hotspots of South Africa Here in the Western Cape, we are fortunate to have some tasty offerings. Some of these gastronomic delights can be found in Hermanus and Stanford area. So I...
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4 Aug

Celebrate Women’s Day!

On National Women’s Day, we celebrate and honour women, recognising the important role of women in the transformation to a democratic South Africa. Women should be treated with dignity, recognised in their communities, their respective cultures, education and government.- Dawn Jorgersen (The Incidental...
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28 Jul

Rain Africa

Dreaming of a trip away where you can be in nature and still treat yourself to a pamper session? AfriCamps at Kam’Bati in Swellendam, teams up glamping with a relaxing day at the Rain Forest spa. In Africa, rain means life. The arrival...
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29 Dec

Highlights of 2016

2016 has been one exciting year at AfriCamps. We are looking back at our top 10 highlights for the year. We welcomed guests. This is a major one for us, hence why it is at number one. The reason we do this...
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17 Mar

Fishing in the dam

Last month was the start of our Snap- Share-Win photography and video competition. A competition where each month the best AfriCamps moment will win a free one-night stay for 5 persons at one of our AfriCamps farms or who would receive a R500,-...
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19 Feb

Ostrich Farm Tours

Ostrich farm tours are famous for this region. The tours which run at AfriCamps are headed up by Laura and her team, on one of the largest Ostrich farms in South Africa. We chatted to Laura to get the behind the scenes look...
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18 Jan

Dani goes Glamping at AfriCamps

Glamping When they hear the term “glamping”, most die-hard campers all react in the same way, with comments revolving around it not being a ‘real experience’, or ‘this is not what camping is about’, or even more ‘what is the point of camping then’....
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6 Jan

Cango Caves

As you exit AfriCamps Klein Karoo to the right and you continue down on the R328 away from the center of Oudtshoorn, this beautiful scenic drive will lead you to the Cango Caves. Located at the foothills of the Swartberg Mountains tucked away...
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13 Sep

What is Glamping ?

Glamping = Glamour + Camping Glamping is the idea that you can experience nature without needing to rough it out in a two-man tent. Think of this as an upgraded camping experience where you pack a bag and move into a fully...
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